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Grateful Dead Live at The Omni on 1973-12-12


Topics Soundboard


Set 1

The Promised Land, Sugaree, Mexicali Blues, Tennessee Jed, Jack Straw, Don't Ease Me In, Looks Like Rain, They Love Each Other, El Paso, Peggy-O, Beat It On Down The Line, Brown Eyed Women, Big River, Deal, Playing In The Band

Set 2

Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo > Me And Bobby McGee, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Greatest Story Ever Told, Row Jimmy, Weather Report Suite Prelude > Weather Report Suite Part 1 > Let It Grow, Wharf Rat > Me And My Uncle, Eyes Of The World,> Morning, Sugar Magnolia, E: Casey Jones

Sound check: Rip It Up. Blue Suede Shoes. Peggy-O, Jack Straw, Cumberland, 30 Days


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Date December 12, 1973
Venue The Omni
Location Atlanta, GA

Source Sbd > MR > C > CDR
Lineage CDR > Soundforge 8 for many adjustments > Flac


Notes

Remaster of SHNID 6023

Transfer notes: Soundcheck recording changes: Volume increase, EQ and balance adjustments. Main show recording changes: Pitch of entire show was slowed to match A=440. It's close but not perfect, as pitch varied throughout. Volume was increased to modern standards Tape hiss, while still present, was reduced, without compromising overall fidelity.

Reviews

Reviewer: snojon - - December 19, 2009
Subject: who cares
who cares if casey jones and sugar magnolia are missing. we already got more music here than the average show on this site. casey jones and sugar magnolia are not known for long played out jams. the meat of the show is contained here.
in addition to the sound check, "blue suede shoes' comon!! what more do you want?, plus no Donna in this show, I think this was the same tour as dix pix 1, which said in the liner notes that she was on maternity leave
Reviewer: kcmoeron09 - - December 16, 2009
Subject: GOOD SHOW FROM 73'
The sound is GREAT, and the music is solid. Just wanna say that Iam always curious how deadheads classify "periods" of GD music... say for example the duder(ette)wrote below that "this is the best dew" since... sometime in 72'. I wonder is that because its a different Band back then? Does every time the GD reinvents itself, or maybe reasserts itself is a better word, with rotating musicians, and picking new members up constitute a new 'period' of dead music? I dunno! but Ill love it just the same :)

just a side note, my personal favorite 'morning dew' is from 1977 May 8, Barton Hall, Cornell University NY. Absolutely smoking. As for this show. 5 stars for recoding and music no doubt. Thank you for posting!
Reviewer: rollandfin - - December 16, 2009
Subject: great stuff
too bad about the sugar mag casey jones, but really the meat of the show is here, being the eyes-dew and peggy-o

this is the best dew since probably may 18-26 of 1972, and the peggy-o is classic. see the sound check as well. there is room to breath, room to extract each instrument, and frankly the musicianship is out of this world.

amazing for 35 years ago or more. still seems sharper than most anything else i've heard so far.
Reviewer: sammann - - December 3, 2009
Subject: Great stuff! Wheres donna?
Maybe she called in sick?
Reviewer: deadpolitics - - December 3, 2009
Subject: very nice, but incomplete
I only had time to listen to the Eyes > Morning Dew this morning. The audio quality is excellent with all instruments prominent in the mix (Phil seems to drop in and out but that just may be my crappy headphones).

Morning Dew was especially sweet, with some very impressive comping from Bobby and a nice group movement to bring the song to a powerful finale.

The sophistication of playing on these two tunes is incredible (this is not your typical rock and roll band!).

Unfortunately, Sugar Mags and Casey Jones are missing from the tail end of the show.
Reviewer: snow_and_rain - - December 2, 2009
Subject: Critical upgrade
Important upgrade from one of the band's most important periods.
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